The students receive rigorous training in both statistical methods and area of specialization. The program emphasizes students’ training in both research and its applications with scholars who are leaders in their areas of expertise.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Required for all applicants. It should not exceed 2,000 words focusing on the following questions:
Why do you apply to Koç University?
Why do you apply to the particular program?
What are your career objectives?
For applicants of PhD programs what are your research interests and who do you want to work with?
You must have a 2,5 GPA for application for MA Applications.
We strongly encourage applicants to submit a scanned image of the transcript at the time of application, which can speed processing; however, a final, official transcript will be required of all admitted students during registration. Applicants who have attended international institutions must submit transcripts or certified attestations of study, with certified English translations. Once translated, the original transcript and the certified translations are to be sent to the Graduate School admission office.
The Graduate School requires two letters of recommendation for MA applications and three for PhD applications. These should be by persons well qualified to speak from first-hand knowledge about the applicant's potential for graduate study. Letters of recommendation must be submitted online*.
Koc University graduate programs with thesis (MA with Thesis and Ph.D.) admit students with full tuition waiver; admitted students do not pay tuition.
Information on the tuition fee and Financial support to MA programs without Thesis can be found in each program's web page.
Office space and laptop.
Free housing nearby campus.
Private health insurance.
Coverage of expenses to participate in scientific conferences.
Extra trainings (e.g., international summer schools) to contribute to students’ career success.
Contribution towards thesis-related expenses.
Summer internship programs overseas.
Student Exchange possibilities with foreign universities
In addition to tuition waiver and above benefits, we also offer monthly stipend to the majority of our students in the "MA with Thesis" and PhD Programs.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships Students can that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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